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Review of Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith A common, but mistaken, view of consciousness holds that it is primarily an emergent feature of the brain,...

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The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head...

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Marxism and the Environment

December 15, 2015

Marxism is often mistakenly accused of taking the environment for granted – in the pursuit of the economic growth needed to alleviate poverty and want. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Drawing on...

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Human beings have radically altered the Earth, adapting nature in the struggle to survive and thrive. The pace of change accelerated rapidly with the development of agriculture and class-based society. It hit breakneck speed in...

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